Learning Through Research

Submissions for the "Undergraduate Research Highlights" feature of the Summer 2014 issue of the CUR Quarterly are being accepted until March 15, 2014.  Highlights consist of brief descriptions of recent (past six months) peer-reviewed research or scholarly publications in scholarly journals, book and book chapters, web-based publications, and juried performances. These publications must be in print and must include one or more undergraduate co-authors. To be considered for publication as an Undergraduate Research Highlight, the following information must be submitted:


-Title of the article and full journal citation (inclusive pages).

-A brief description (3-5 lines) of the research and its significance.

-Title and department or program affiliation of the faculty member.

-A brief description of the student co-author(s). Include the year of study in which the student(s) undertook the work, the opportunity through which the work was undertaken, (independent study project, summer project, REU program, senior thesis project, etc.), and the current status of the student (graduate school, employed, still enrolled, etc).

-The source of funding for the work.

To view a sample submission, please visit: http://www.cur.org/publications/quarterly_undergraduate_research_highlights_submission_sample/.

Submissions selected for inclusion will be posted to the Highlights portion of CUR's web site.

Submissions must be highlights from research published in peer-reviewed journals.  Undergraduate Research Journals or Conference Abstracts are generally not accepted.  Should you have any questions regarding the eligibility of your highlight, please send your question to the Editor by email (Marie Graf, annennis@georgiasouthern.edu).

Should you have any questions with the submission process, please contact the CUR National Office at cur@cur.org.

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